We have the latest statistics for the year that passed.
Auckland had more than 2.49 million international visitors – up 11.9 per cent, year-on-year.
Tourism continues to be Auckland’s huge economic success story, and with the welcoming of the largest cruise ship to visit New Zealand, Ovation of the Seas, helped boost Auckland’s business by $1.5 million.
Auckland will have a busy calendar ahead on major events during the shoulder and winter seasons. Events such as the Downer NRL Auckland Nines, World Masters Games 2017, and the ASB Classic are the events to focus on 2017. This is going to be a big year for Auckland.
Below is a video which marks the five year point since the inception of ATEED’s Auckland Visitor Plan in December 2011.
Watch the highlights video by Visit Auckland
With more reasons than ever for visitors to come and explore our region, we hope you have a great year.
Remember to make your reservation at our award winning Bed and Breakfast in Auckland.
Explore the top Five New Zealand Beaches to Visit in 2015. New Zealand is a beautiful place with beautiful mountain vistas, Volcano Sites, but our beaches are something else.
Whatipu, North Island
Whatipu sits an hour (40km) west of Auckland on the edge of the Waitakere Ranges.This beach consists of wetlands, sand dunes, rocky cliffs and unique black sand beaches. Considered perfect fo the Family outing adventure. Make sure you pack a lunch basket and water because you won’t be finding any shops nearby . You take your nature walks through the caves through to a spot of surfcasting. Perfect outing for a family.
Black Pebble Beach, South Island
Black Pebble Beach is famous for its black pebbles. Very unique location to visit. Keep in mind the waters are cold. There are restaurant and bars in the area so you can enjoy your drink while enjoying the sunset at Black Pebble Beach. Black Pebble Beach is 250km north from Kaikoura, New Zealand.
Anapai Beach, South Island
If you are headed to South Island, then head to the Top of Abel Tasman National Park. You can go Kayaking to seals beach where you can interact with the wildlife there. (seals) . Enjoy bushwalks and secluded beaches.
The Catlins, South Island
Just 2 hours south of Dunedin you will find the The Catlins. There is a rainforest , beaches, and rugged landscapes. A place of unique endangered birds, such as our Rare Yellow – Eyed Penguin. Enjoy the fur seals, and sea lions, but please don’t get too close!
Tapotupotu Bay, North Island
If you are into night camping, surfing, or fishing, then head off to North Island and find Tapotupotu Bay. You will find white sand beaches, great fishing locations and beautiful places to camp at night and be one with nature.
Eden Park Bed and Breakfast , Auckland, NZ
If all of those beaches don’t satisfy your tastes, and you want something more comfortable, and closer to the city, then stay with us at our luxurious bed and breakfast Inn, in Mt. Eden. For the Rugby and Cricket Fans, we are a stones throw away from Eden Park Venue on Reimers Ave., so it would be easy for you to catch a match while staying at Eden Park Bed and Breakfast NZ.
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Enjoy your Travels!